Faced with calls from the media and don’t know how to handle them? Do you need to put a “positive spin” on an otherwise bad story? Do you need help shaping your company’s image with the media and the public? Is your business undergoing change, a potential PR crisis or do you just need help from “the other side?”
Veteran, award-winning journalist Ken H. Fortenberry has successfully published newspapers throughout the South for 40 years, and now offers his experience as a media and public relations consultant to business and industry. He’s been both a newsmaker and a newsman so he knows the ins and outs of the media and that experience can prove invaluable as he gives tips that only a seasoned pro can provide.
As a newsmaker, he has been featured in the New York Times and “60 Minutes” and is a former U.S. Congressional candidate. As a newsman, he has been honored with more than 100 national, regional and state awards for excellence in journalism, and has owned or managed everything from small weeklies to multi-state daily newspaper operations.
From short-term, specific consulting needs to longer term engagements, Ken will bring his vast experience, knowledge and professionalism to your operation. He is also available for short-term assignments and longer-term engagements in managing individual newspapers or small newspaper companies.